Tips for Recruiting Top Talent

May 29th, 2019

It might just be the most difficult part of the trade – how do you recruit top talent? You want the very best contractors, managers, and leaders on your team, but how do you go about finding them? Job candidates want to know that your company can not only provide the rewards and pay they deserve, but that it can also provide the training, support and development plans to advance their career.

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The Top Myths about Paid Search (SEM): Part 2

May 28th, 2019

In our previous blog post, we outlined some of the biggest myths out there regarding paid search, also known as Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising or Search Engine Marketing (SEM). We want to continue that discussion here. Even though those myths are the biggest, they’re not the only misplaced beliefs out there. Keep reading for a few […]

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The Top Myths about Paid Search (SEM): Part 1

May 13th, 2019

Running a contracting business without an online presence isn’t an option anymore. But what type of online marketing is right for your business? One method of marketing that’s gained popularity, but also skepticism, over the years is paid search. Also known as Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising and Search Engine Marketing (SEM), paid search is all about building strong accounts and analyzing the data to see how you can best optimize the data you find.

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How Online Reviews Help Your SEO

April 30th, 2019

It’s no secret that this type of “word of mouth” advertising is still very important. This is perhaps even truer, now that people can find information about your business within seconds with a simple click of a mouse. Google My Business heavily impacts the relationship between online reviews and your SEO efforts—what does this mean for you?

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What Contractors Need to Know about Email Marketing

April 17th, 2019

Email marketing is an extremely effective customer conversion method for contractors to have in their marketing toolbox, but what makes a good email marketing campaign? By anticipating your customer’s needs and giving them the experience they want, you maintain credibility and relevance, thereby increasing customer retention and improving your sales.

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Upgrade Your Marketing: Digital Marketing Tips for Contractors

March 28th, 2019

You have many options when it comes to developing a marketing plan for your contracting business. Creating the right strategy is a vital part to helping your business thrive. This includes traditional marketing methods as well as newer, digital marketing strategies.

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Preparing for the Spring Shoulder Selling Season

January 28th, 2019

One of the most common challenges contractors face as spring approaches is pushing sales in the shoulder season. It’s something that you need a solid plan to overcome, as this potential loss of revenue can impact even the most successful contracting business.

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Google Search Algorithm Update

December 28th, 2018

Google’s organic search algorithm is updated hundreds of times every year, and in some cases multiple times each day. And while specific details surrounding the latest updates are not always shared, we know one thing is for sure. Google is rewarding websites that provide exceptional value to those who are visiting them. 

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Frequently Asked SSL Questions

November 28th, 2018

We’ve written before about the rise of secure protocols, and their increasing prevalence across the internet. This is largely due to the actions of Google, which has a vested interest in ensuring that the sites they index are as trustworthy as possible. Still, this is a deep topic, and our previous writings may have left […]

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Are Automatic Location Extensions Hurting Your Paid Search Campaigns?

October 5th, 2018

Google is gearing up to automatically enable location extensions in Google Ads for all accounts. Starting at the end of October, owners of accounts will have to opt out if they don’t want this feature to start showing up in their existing pay per click advertising.

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